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From left, former Dewey execs Steven Davis, Joel Sanders and Stephen DiCarmine are accused of orchestrating a scheme to con Dewey & LeBoeuf’s lenders and investors. (Credit: Law360)

Dewey Defense To Rest Without Calling Execs To Stand

The former executive leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on trial for allegedly defrauding the firm’s lenders and investors will rest their cases on Tuesday without testifying in their own defense and proceed directly to closing arguments, attorneys said Thursday.

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